Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eudeilinia herminiata (Guenée, 1857)
Corycia hermineata Guenée, 1857
genus has been misspelled Eudeilinea
one of two species in the genus in North America
wings white with (or without) faint gray, brown, or orange antemedial and postmedial dashed lines crossing the forewings and continuing onto the hindwings; body shorter and thicker than similar-appearing species of geometrid moths; labial palps black; dark shading on forelegs; antennae simple in both sexes, which are alike
British Columbia to Newfoundland, south to Florida, west to Texas (absent from US southwest?)
Deciduous woods and wood edges.
The flight period is April to September with June and July the peak. (1)
The larvae feed on Cornus spp. (dogwood).
- Southern Eudeilinea Moth
species can be confusing.
Boisduval & Guenée. 1857. Hist. Nat. Ins., Spec. Gén. Lépid. 10: 58